PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) Gary Blackston scored 21 points, JD Wallace had 16 points and 11 rebounds and Prairie View A&M beat Alcorn State 87-71 on Tuesday night in a Southwestern Conference quarterfinal.
The second-seeded Panthers (15-17) will face No. 3 seed Texas Southern (13-19) in a Friday semifinal.
Troy Thompson added 18 points, Dennis Jones had 16 and Zachary Hamilton chipped in 12 as all five starters scored in double figures for Prairie View A&M. The Panthers shot 33 of 65 overall (51 percent) and Thompson made five of their eight 3-pointers.